Child poverty rates by metro/nonmetro residence, 1989-2014

Percent poor

Line Bar combo chart with 26 groups, 4 lines, and 0 bars per group.

Group 1, 1989.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 21.8.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 19.
Group 2, 1990.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.8.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 20.
Group 3, 1991.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.4.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 21.6.
Group 4, 1992.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 23.4.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 21.4.
Group 5, 1993.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 24.1.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 22.3.
Group 6, 1994.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.9.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 21.5.
Group 7, 1995.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.4.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 20.4.
Group 8, 1996.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.4.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 20.
Group 9, 1997.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.7.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 19.2.
Group 10, 1998.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 20.4.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 18.5.
Group 11, 1999.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 19.8.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 16.2.
Group 12, 2000.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 19.1.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 15.5.
Group 13, 2001.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 20.2.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 15.4.
Group 14, 2002.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 19.8.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 16.
Group 15, 2003.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 20.2.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 17.1.
Group 16, 2004.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 20.5.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 17.3.
Group 17, 2005.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 19.8.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 17.2.
Group 18, 2006.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 21.8.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 16.6.
Group 19, 2007.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 22.1.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 17.2.
Group 20, 2008.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* No data.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* No data.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 21.5.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 18.5.
Group 21, 2009.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* 24.2.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* 19.2.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 23.5.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 20.2.
Group 22, 2010.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* 25.4.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* 20.9.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 24.4.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 21.6.
Group 23, 2011.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* 26.3.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* 21.8.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 25.6.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 21.2.
Group 24, 2012.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* 26.2.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* 21.9.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* 26.7.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* 20.9.
Group 25, 2013.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* 26.2.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* 21.6.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* No data.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* No data.
Group 26, 2014.
Line 1, Nonmetro (ACS)* 25.2.
Line 2, Metro (ACS)* 21.1.
Line 3, Nonmetro (CPS)* No data.
Line 4, Metro (CPS)* No data.

Note: Metro status of some counties changed in 1984, 1994, 2004, and 2014. Source: Calculated by USDA, Economic Research Service using data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey (CPS) 1990-2013 and annual American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for 2009-14. *CPS poverty status is based on family income in prior year and ACS poverty status is based on family income in the past 12 months.